What is a Macrotextured Breast Implant and Why Are They Being Banned?

Macrotextured breast implants are at the forefront of a recent international medical controversy that has turned political. Some countries, such as France have completely banned the usage of macrotextured breast implants due to their concerns that they can cause a rare form of cancer. The U.S., on the other hand, is refusing to perform a […]

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Why Are More Millennials Getting Botox?

Botox has been around now for well over 30 years. What once was a social taboo, is now one of the most popular non-invasive plastic surgery enhancements out there. Traditionally, people over the age of 35 (think GenX and Baby Boomers) would get the procedure to remove facial wrinkles and tighten up their skin. Recent […]

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7 Facts to Know Before Surgery

Plastic surgery is just that, surgery. And sometimes complications can occur due to the nature of the work that’s performed. Infections, nerve damage, and anesthesia issues are all side effects that some patients could experience. It’s sometimes challenging for surgeons to predict the risk factors in what seems like an otherwise healthy patient. Fortunately, these […]

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What Are the Different Types of Body Fat?

Body fat has gotten a bad rap over the years, especially from those who are trying to lose weight.  What many people don’t realize is that there are several types of body fat – some that are good and others that aren’t so good. We’re going to examine the various types of body fat, what […]

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What is Capsular Contracture?

When it comes to breast implant surgeries, sometimes complications will develop.This has nothing to do with the talent or experience of the surgeon, but rather the patient’s own body and immune system. A common side effect of breast implant surgery is a condition called “capsular contracture.” It can cause distortion, pain, shifting, and hardening of […]

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